Tentative Agreement Reached in Labour Dispute

first_imgThe Halifax Herald and the Halifax Typographical Union have reached a tentative agreement after two days of mediation. “I thank both parties and the mediator, William Kaplan, for their hard work over the long weekend to reach a tentative agreement,” said Derek Mombourquette, acting Minister of Labour and Advanced Education. “I hope this begins the process of rebuilding the relationship between the two parties.” Details of the tentative agreement will not be released until the agreement is ratified by union members. The labour dispute between the Halifax Herald and the Halifax Typographical Union has been ongoing for 18 months.last_img

Chinas Huawei says 1Q sales up 39 per cent

BEIJING — Chinese tech giant Huawei says its revenue rose 39 per cent over a year earlier in the latest quarter despite U.S. pressure on allies to shun its telecom and network technology as a security risk.Huawei, the biggest global maker of network equipment for phone and internet companies, on Monday reported revenue of 179.7 billion yuan ($26.8 billion) for the first three months of the year.The company denies U.S. accusations it facilitates Chinese spying.Washington’s pressure on allies to avoid Huawei’s next-generation network technology threatens to block access to Europe and other markets as carriers prepare to invest billions of dollars in new equipment.Huawei is privately held but reports financial results in an effort to defuse Western security concerns.The Associated Press